Alyssa Healy Breaks Many T20I Records After Scoring 148* Against Sri Lanka Women
It was the third and final T20I of the bilateral series between the hosts Australia Women and the visitors Sri Lanka Women at North Sydney Oval (Sydney). The hosts decided to bat first after winning the toss and managed the total of 226/2 (20 overs), thanks to the opener Alyssa Healy’s superior batting performance.
The 29-year-old right-handed wicketkeeper-batswoman Alyssa Healy scored an unbeaten 148 runs off just 61 balls. She hit 19 fours and seven sixes in that innings. Healy completed her half-century in 25 balls and completed her maiden T20I century in just 46 balls.
During this extraordinary innings, Healy broke many T20I records, including the highest individual score in women’s T20I history. The details of Alyssa Healy’s top records during this innings are at below:
Records of Alyssa Healy
i) Alyssa Healy’s 46-ball century is the second-fastest century in women’s T20I history. The fastest record in this list is 38-ball century by Deandra Dottin (West Indies Women) against South Africa Women at Basseterre on 5th May 2010.
ii) Alyssa Healy is the first wicketkeeper in women’s T20I history to score a century. The previous best knock in this list was 82 by Esha Rohit (UAE Women) against China Women at Bangkok on 13th January 2019.
iii) Alyssa Healy is the highest individual run-scorer as a wicketkeeper-batter in overall T20I history (men and women). The previous record was 123 runs by Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) against Bangladesh at Pallekele on 21st September 2012.
iv) Alyssa Healy was not out on 148 runs and it is the highest individual score in women’s T20I history. The previous record was against England Women at Chelmsford on 26th July 2019.
v) Alyssa Healy is the fourth-highest individual run-scorer in overall T20I history (men and women).
Top five highest individual scores in overall T20I history (men and women)
|Player (Team)||Runs scored||Opposition||Venue||Date|
|Aaron Finch (Australia)||172||Zimbabwe||Harare||3rd July 2018|
|Hazratullah Zazai (Afghanistan)||162*||Ireland||Dehradun||23rd February 2019|
|Aaron Finch (Australia)||156||England||Southampton||29th August 2013|
|Alyssa Healy (Australia Women)||148*||Sri Lanka Women||Sydney||2nd October 2019|
|Glenn Maxwell (Australia)||145*||Sri Lanka||Pallekele||6th September 2016|